FDI hits $4.2b in four months

28-Apr-2012 Intellasia | VOV | 7:05 AM Print This Post

Vietnam attracted $4.267 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first four months of this year, equal to 70 percent of the figure recorded in the same period last year.

According to the general Statistical Office (GSO), the total amount of capital disbursed for 168 newly licensed projects was estimated at $3.6 billion, down by 0.3 percent.

The real estate sector in Binh Duong took lead with a total FDI capital of over $1.57 billion, followed by Hai Phong, Quang Ninh and Ninh Binh.

Currently, Japan is the biggest investor in Vietnam, with its newly-registered projects estimated at more than $2.36 billion, (76 percent of the total FDI funding in the first four months).

 


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